Daily Archives: February 1, 2017

Grimes And Janelle Monae Offer Preview Of Venus Fly Video


#TidalXVenusfly ::::: streaming exclusively on Tidal Feb 2 :::::: ———————– sometimes it feels futile to be making art in this cruel and extreme political climate, but some of the brightest moments of the last few months for me and for a lot of you, i suspect, have come from seeing @janellemonae 's amazing and positive vision of the future, especially when we are being introduced to so many possible dystopian futures. Thanks to for giving so much time, energy and creativity to this project 👁👁👁 as a director editor, creative director i also feel like is my strongest work, and i can't wait to share w y'all. thanks @tidal for being amazing patrons of the arts. and @route_eleven !🤘🏻my amazing team! (i know i used amazing twice but i just woke up and my mind is devoid of adjectives rn) a teaser is available in my next post 🙂

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Canadian pop artist Grimes and Janelle Monae offered a glimpse of their “Venus Fly” video today. The collaboration is from Grimes’ 2015 critically lauded Art Angels album. The teaser gives a quick view of a rock and roll sci-fi world inhabited by Grimes and Monae. The full-length video will air tomorrow exclusively on TIDAL.


J.Dilla & Slum Village In The Unseen A Detroit Beat Tape

Watch rare footage of J.Dilla and Slum Village from the documentary The Unseen A Detroit Beat Tape. Gus Sutherland’s film about Detroit’s hip-hop production put the footage with J.Dilla’s “Ghetto Wish” instrumental. Watch the trailer for the film below and see the full-length documentary at the LOVETURL site on February 3rd.


Frank Ocean, A Tribe Called Quest Scheduled For Parklife Festival 2017

Frank Ocean, A Tribe Called Quest, Sampha and Flying Lotus are part of the Parklife 2017 Festival. The event takes place at Heaton Park in Manchester on Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June, 11th. Chaka Khan and Damian Marley are scheduled to perform on Parklife’s Temple stage.

Tickets will go on sale at 9AM on Thursday 2nd February 2017 at the Parklife site